Seeing drift ice during winter season in Hokkaido is big event.
We have 2 points to see beautiful drift ice in Hokkaido, Monbetsu city and Abashiri city.
They offer ice breaker ships to approach drift ice coming from Russian territory.
This is Saihyousen-aurora. This sightseeing boat is 3 stories and you can enjoy great view of drift ice from different directions and angles.
We got on board and enjoyed 1.5 hours cruise.
45 min. after departure we were coming close to the area.
Look! drift ice!
I had never seen such a beautiful ice fields floating on the sea!
My guests were excited to see thier first drift ice in their lives.
I was also excided because this was at the beginnig of March but w...